9 Unusual Ways To Motivate Yourself To Write Your First Draft

For non-writers November means football and Thanksgiving (and possibly Christmas decorating). But for many others, November means the event where thousands of writers gather around their word processing units to lose their minds—aka NaNoWrimo. NanoWriMo is an international creative writing event in which participants attempt to write a 50,000-word manuscript during the month of November.Continue reading “9 Unusual Ways To Motivate Yourself To Write Your First Draft”

Writing Success: A Different Definition

“What does success look like to you?” I’ve been asked this question multiple times in interviews and it’s easy for one’s mind to leap to dollar signs. I freely admit that I have the same dream as every other author out there: I want to make a full-time living from my writing. I would likeContinue reading “Writing Success: A Different Definition”

7 CONSTRUCTIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO AFTER PUBLISHING A BOOK

The Glory Writers has tackled the topic of publishing quite a bit, so let’s take a moment to talk about what happens AFTER publishing a book. Post publication blues: it’s a thing. After years of writing and editing, months of prep, and the whirlwind of release day, it’s not unusual to experience a subsequent slump.Continue reading “7 CONSTRUCTIVE THINGS YOU CAN DO AFTER PUBLISHING A BOOK”

My #1 Tip For Corraling Your Plot Bunnies 

Maybe this scenario is relatable to you. You have a deadline, or you are committed to working on a single writing project, but then suddenly you watch a movie or read a book and get a new idea. Suddenly you are losing your mind with the overwhelming desire to write a superhero story . .Continue reading “My #1 Tip For Corraling Your Plot Bunnies “